10 Holiday Recipes We Love

10 Holiday Recipes We Love, Homemakers Furniture, Christmas

The Homemakers advertising team is excited to share a collection of our favorite holiday recipes. Some are labors of love, some are easy to throw together and all are delicious! They evoke memories of fun, family and fellowship, perennial favorites that we enjoy every year.

What are your go-to recipes for the holidays? We’d love to hear about them and try them out ourselves!

Recipes for Delicious Main Dishes


Recipe from: simplyrecipes.com

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1 pound lean ground chuck or Italian sausage
1/2 onion, diced, about 3/4 cup
1/2 large bell pepper (green, red, or yellow), stem and core removed, diced, about 3/4 cup
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 28-ounce can good quality tomato sauce
3 ounces (half a 6-oz can) tomato paste
1 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (preferably flat leaf), packed
1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
Pinch of garlic powder and/or garlic salt
1 tablespoon red or white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon to 1/4 cup sugar (to taste, optional)
1/2 pound dry lasagna noodles (requires 9 lasagna noodles – unbroken)
15 ounces Ricotta cheese
1 1/2 pounds (24 ounces) Mozzarella cheese, grated or sliced
1/4 pound (4 ounces) freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf (Vegan)

Recipe from: Oh She Glows

glazed lentil walnut apple loaf (vegan) holiday recipes we love

Breakfast Casserole

Recipes for Scrumptious Side Dishes

Festive Poppy Seed Salad

Mixed greens
1 cup grated Swiss cheese
1 Granny Smith apple, diced
1 cup cashews
1 cup fresh raspberries
¼ cup red onion, chopped
1 cup oil
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
¾ cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon honey mustard
2 tablespoons poppy seeds

Recipes for Tasty Snacks & Desserts

Party Mix

3 cups Corn Chex
3 cups Rice Chex
3 cups Wheat Chex
1 cups mixed nuts
1 cup pretzels
6 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 ½ teaspoons season salt

Butter Pecan Cookies

From: Simply Recipes

butter pecan cookies holiday recipes we love
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/3 cup sugar, plus more for coating
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour

Peanut Butter Balls

From: Taste of Home

peanut butter balls holiday recipes we love
2 cups creamy peanut butter
½ cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
3-4 cups powdered sugar
3 cups Rice Krispies
4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon vegetable shortening, divided
1/3 cup white baking chips

Recipes for Delectable Drinks

 Lime Sherbet & 7 Up Punch

2 quarts lime sherbet
4 liters of 7 Up or Diet 7 Up
Add lime sherbet to punch bowl and pour in all the soda. Let mixture sit 30 minutes before serving.

Soco Amaretto Lime

1 ounce Southern Comfort
1 ounce Amaretto
2 ounces lime juice
Mix and serve over ice.

Lime sherbet and 7 up punch seven up holiday recipes we love

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Cranberry Margaritas

From: Gimme Some Oven

cranberry margaritas holiday recipes we love

1 1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
3/4 cup tequila
1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau or Triple Sec
ice cubes

Stir all ingredients together until blended.  Serve over ice in sugar- or salt-rimmed glasses, garnished with fresh cranberries and lime wedges if desired.

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Happy Cooking! And eating… and drinking…

(And if you need a shopping break, you know where to go!)

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